booster injection

booster injection

the administration of an additional dose of antigen within a defined period of time, such as a vaccine or toxoid, usually in a smaller amount than the original immunization. It is given to maintain the immune response at an appropriate level.
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Stubbs said: "We have offered a booster injection to all of the players to prevent any more cases in the group.
NeuVax is given as an intradermal injection once a month for six months, followed by a booster injection once every six months.
It consists of a booster injection once every 6 months.
One SAE was reported: an episode of pulmonary tuberculosis 19 days after the booster injection that was considered by the investigator to be unrelated to vaccination.
If you're pregnant, your doctor may offer you a gammaglobulin booster injection to protect you.
Yet five years ago Louise was left almost completely paralysed after suffering complications from a polio booster injection - and was unable to even write her own name.
It's 9amon Saturday morning, and I'd spent the previous 35 minutes trying to get my furry boy Reggie into his carrier to take him for his annual booster injection.
Her son Alex, two, had the jab, but her worry now was whether he should receive the booster injection.
The booster injection is given before children go to school at four to five years old.
QOUR collie had problems controlling her bladder for a couple of days after her booster injection.
Four different treatment groups, each including 15 participants, will be evaluated: the first group will receive one prime injection of Diamyd[R] and a booster injection 4 weeks later, combined with ibuprofen for 90 days and vitamin D for 450 days; the second group will receive one prime injection of Diamyd[R] and a booster injection 4 weeks later, and vitamin D for 450 days; the third group will receive two prime injections of Diamyd[R] and two booster injections 4 weeks later, and vitamin D for 450 days; and the fourth group will receive placebo only.
The mistake happened in April and May when parents were asked to give consent for their child to receive the second booster injection.